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South Dakota historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Convention In Brookings County

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the county, created on paper in 1862, was organized July 3, 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Pioneer Swiss Colony

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In 1877 a group of Swiss Chose a point on the shore of Lake Badus for a colony.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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NWNW76.3 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Original Site

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Lake County in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Campbell Lutheran Church

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The Lake Campbell Lutheran Congregation was originally the Medary Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Brookings County, Dakota Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 10/22/2006

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SWSW80.6 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPost Vermillion or Dicksons Post <----6 miles south###

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In 1822 the Columbis Fur Company established a post at Audubons Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 11/19/2006

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NWNW80.8 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Lake County 2

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So named because of is beautiful lakes. It had been the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by the Yankton tribe in 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 2/12/2007

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SS83.4 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway - Junction City

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Highway 50 meanders through the prairie from just east of Vermillion to Pukwana, South Dakota. This historical marker is located at one of the few rest stops in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Great Missouri River

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The Missouri is the continents longest river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 3/26/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Rural Electric Cooperative

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Site of the first rural electric cooperative in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/26/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHoward Public Library - First chartered Library in Dakota Territory

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The Howard Public Library was the first chartered library in Dakota Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBruyer Church -- nr Vermillion SD

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This roadside marker is located at a small cemetery a few miles east of Vermillion SD on the SD state highway 50

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 8/2/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTown of Epiphany, SD

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Erected 1975 by the Lady's Altar Society, The South Dakota State Historical Society and the Department of Transporation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The-DuHawks

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River Historic Highway & Vermillion

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Vermillion early history and description of the Missouri River historic highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFt. Brule Historical Marker – rural Richland, SD

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A granite marker stands by the side of the road to mark the site of historical Fort Brule.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: 12/3/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRichland Methodist Episcopal Church – Richland, SD

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This historical marker is located along Hwy. 50 just outside the tiny community of Richland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings

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The county seat of Brookings County was platted October 3-4 1879 when the Northwestern Railroad reached here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHillcrest Park

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Hillcrest Park is the original tree claim of Marthin Christianson a native of Gjovik Norway who emigrated in 1850 with a large colony, only 12 of whom survived a cholera scourge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFort Vermillion

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An old cavalry fort located on the Vermillion River in Clay County, South Dakota

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/9/2010

last visited: 1/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood - Big Sioux River - Volga

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Please read the signs in the pictures for more Information on this historic marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 12/25/2010

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SWSW90.8 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistory of Scotland Academy

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Scotland Academy was established in 1886 for pioneering settlers in Bon Homme and surrounding Counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 6/14/2006

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SWSW91.2 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Territorial Capital 1861~1883

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Early history or the Capitol of Dakota Territory

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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SWSW91.6 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEast Wall Yankton Stockade

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September 1862...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 1/8/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarvey Dunn, N.A.

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Harvey Dunn was a famous painter of Western life, Marines, and portraits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 12/8/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersElk Point

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The recorded history of Elk Point dates back to the Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1804.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/12/2015

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SS94 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway - Elk Point

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Highway 50 meanders through the prairie from just east of Vermillion to Pukwana, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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